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Tv picture There are red lines on the tv. The words and people are double. When you play a DVD, it has the same thing as well. I called Directv to make sure that it was not the service, they told me that it might be the picture tube.

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This sounds like a convergence problem. Please update this with the make and model so I can provide additional details.
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Dan

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